Nestled in the vital, bustling Northern Virginia/National Capital region, just 15 miles outside of Washington, D.C., the Town of Vienna offers a bit of an unexpected oasis that recalls a traditional hometown and charming neighborhoods. Our award-winning community combines a storied history with a quaint hometown feel. It’s a place where distinctive small-town friendliness, enormous hometown pride, and cherished traditions come together.
Visitors will enjoy the atmosphere along Maple Avenue (Route 123), which bustles with specialty shops, an array of restaurants, family-run businesses, and small stores. Take a stroll down historic Church Street or take a leisurely drive through Vienna’s Windover Heights Historic District via Pleasant Street. Vienna is a safe, vibrant, and welcoming community, whether visiting for a night of fine dining or settling down to build a home. Be sure to check out the many activities and attractions in and around the Town of Vienna.
The Town of Vienna is located in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. Its total area is 4.4 square miles.
|Town of Vienna Population||16,544|
|Median Household Income||$150,383|
|Fairfax County Population||1,167,000|
|DC Metro Area Population||6 million+|
Vienna population by race
|Two or More Races||6.1%|
|High School or Equivalent Degree||10.9%|
|Some College, No Degree||12.3%|
|Graduate or Professional Degree||37.0%|
Households and businesses
|Average Household Size||2.84|
|Median Home Market Value (2019)||$728,973|
|Industrial & Commercial Gross Floor Area||4,438,949|
|Acres of parks & parkland||156.62|
|Number of parks||10|
|Miles of roadway||63.99|
|Number of businesses (including home-based)||1,373|
*Data provided by Town of Vienna, 2018 American Community Survey, and Fairfax County Demographic Reports 2019.
Parks & Recreation
Parks and recreation staff members take great pride and delight in putting the “fun” in serving the community. Through the parks and recreation department, the Town of Vienna provides 12 safe and accessible parks and hundreds of recreational and educational programs each year, partners with community sports organizations, and maintains an abundance of trails and stream valleys, athletic fields, landscaped areas, trees, and rights-of-way throughout Town.
Parks and recreation staff members work with community organizations throughout the year to bring popular events to the community, including the Summer on the Green concert series, ViVa Vienna, Chillin’ on Church, July 4th festivities, and Oktoberfest.
All this and more make Vienna a welcoming place to explore, relax, exercise, and celebrate.
Real Estate – Buying and selling in Vienna
To date in 2023, through 10/31/23, there have been 672 homes sales in Vienna, both in the Town of Vienna and in Fairfax County. These range from a 708 sq ft, one bedroom, one bath condo for $270,000 to $5,900,000 for a 15,000 sq ft, six bedroom, eight bathroom home. There are plenty of homes selling, with 91 condominiums, 402 single family homes, and 118 townhomes/rowhomes closed thus far in 2023. New Construction homes are booming, with 67 new construction sales occurring in 2023 in greater Vienna, Va.
Vienna is a desirable community and home sale prices are trending higher than the original list price. This speaks to the superior quality of life that the area provides.